Dr. Caroline Leaf received her training in Communication Pathology (BSC Logopaedics) at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Dr Leaf also holds a Masters degree and Phd in Communication Pathology from the University of Pretoria, South Africa. Since 1981, Dr. Caroline Leaf has researched the human brain with particular emphasis on unlocking its vast, untapped potential. She as specifically focused on the cognitive neuroscientific aspects of TBI/CHI (Traumatic brain injury/Closed head Injury) and the science of thought as it relates to thinking, learning and renewing the mind, gifting and potential.
She has been received all over the world by a variety of audiences, due to her unique ability to link the scientific principles of the brain to intellectual and emotional issues in simple and practical ways.
Through years of research, she developed the Geodesic Learning™ theory (brain-compatible learning), which is a scientifically and statistically proven approach to thinking, teaching, and learning.
She has also developed the unique Switch On Your Brain® 5-Step™ Learning Process and the Metacognitive-Map™ as a learning tool, and she has presented her learning theory and Metacognitive-Map courses to more than 100,000 students worldwide.
She has published articles in academic journals and consumer magazines and has been widely interviewed in newspapers, on radio shows, and on television shows about her research and theories.
She frequently lectures to both Christian and secular audiences worldwide on diverse topics relating to optimal brain performance, including the following:
- Thinking and learning
- Controlling your thought life
- Managing stress
- Eradicating toxic thoughts
- Overcoming mental, emotional, and spiritual strongholds
- Understanding male and female brain differences
- Applying wisdom
- Identifying your unique gifts
University of Cape Town South Africa BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
University of Pretoria South Africa MASTER'S IN SPEECH THERAPY AND AUDIOLOGY with distinction/cum laude
University of Pretoria South Africa DOCTOR PHILOSOPHY WITH SPECIALIZATION IN COMMUNICATION PATHOLOGY With distinction/cum laude and academic honors
Dr. Leaf is a best-selling author of Who Switched Off Your Brain? Solving the Mystery of He Said/She Said, The Gift of Your Brain, Who Switched Off My Brain (Package) and The Switch on Your Brain (A 5-Step Learning Package).